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e-Journal 1-20-16: Business Advocacy in Tallahassee

e-Journal 1-20-16: Business Advocacy in Tallahassee

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

January 20, 2016

Business Advocacy in Tallahassee

On January 13th and 14th, the Gainesville Chamber advanced state legislative priorities in Tallahassee intended to improve the business climate in the Gainesville region. The Chamber met with Sen. Rob Bradley, Rep. Keith Perry, Rep. Clovis Watson, Jr., Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, Rep. Debbie Mayfield, Rep. Dane Eagle, Rep. Halsey Beshears, and Rep. George Moraitis. Meetings were also held…Read more

Upcoming Events

Jan 21 Painting With A Twist – Ribbon Cutting

Jan 28 2016 Annual Meeting – Sponsored by Butler Enterprises

Feb 4 Uptown Salon – Ribbon Cutting

Feb 18 AGTC – Ribbon Cutting

Feb 23 Business Before Hours – Scuba Monkey Dive Center

City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other city government-related meetings here

Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other county government-related meetings here

Unmanned Aerial Systems Breakfast Briefing

This breakfast briefing will provide an overview of the varied and growing commercial and civil applications for UAS, also known as drones. Participants will explore the basics of UAS related technologies and potential applications and preview future training opportunities provided through Santa Fe College in partnership with the Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center. Presenter: Dr. Andrew…Read more

Annual Meeting Tickets are Selling Fast

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is still accepting ticket purchases and table reservations for its premier event of the year, the 2016 Annual Meeting. The 2016 Annual Meeting, sponsored by Butler Enterprises, will take place on Thursday, January 28, at the Santa Fe River Ranch. Click here to buy tickets. Join fellow Chamber members as we bring together the top leaders in business, government, education, and the…Read more

Ribbon Cuttings Upcoming at Liberty Tax Service, Painting With a Twist, Uptown Salon and AGTC

Join us this afternoon to celebrate the Grand Opening of Liberty Tax Service with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration! The event will include food, drink and giveaways as well as a meet and greet with Lady Liberty. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will commence at 5:30pm. On Thursday, we celebrate the Grand Re-opening of Painting with a Twist with a Ribbon Cutting Event. The event will include food, drinks, studio tours and Gift…Read more

CareerSource NCFL kicks off 2016 with record number of hiring events

At just six months into its program year, CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) has already surpassed the total number of hiring events it hosted in all of its July 2014 through June 2015 program year. The agency is reporting it has hosted 92 events between July and December of 2015. That’s compared to 90 events during all of its previous program year marking a roughly 102% year-over-year increase for hiring…Read more


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Front Street Continues Statewide Expansion

Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group announced the addition of four new team members throughout the state of Florida to facilitate the rapid growth in the markets currently served…Read more

Alachua Elementary will be having a Cowboyz Bbq Dinner Fundraiser

Alachua Elementary will be having a Cowboyz Bbq Dinner Fundraiser sponsored by the Alachua Elementary PTA Feb 9th from 4pm to 6pm. Why cook when you can order some of the best bbq in town and just…Read more

Florida Capital Bank names Douglas S. Pratt as Vice President

Florida Capital Bank, has named Douglas S. Pratt as Vice President, in Gainesville, Fla., he is responsible for providing a range of commercial and consumer banking products, including financing…Read more

Upcoming Community Events

Jan 28 Smart Smile Dentistry Anniversary Party

Jan 30 – Jan 31 Laughs Take a Holiday

Welcome New Members!

It’s About Kids Christian Daycare & Learning Center

Scuba Monkey Dive Center, LLC.

New Dream Construction

Florida Grub Hub

Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!

Atlantic Coast Bank

Best Western Gateway Grand

Matchmaker Realty

Melvin V. Lauderdale

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

O2B Kids!

Oak Hammock at the University of Florida

Rebuilding Together North Central Florida

Sleep Solutions of North Florida

The UPS Store #1867

The UPS Store #2231

FABCO-Air, Inc.

Alter Ego Fitness

Vulcan Materials Company

Essence Events, LLC

4 Rivers Smokehouse

Natural Order Organizing

Newmans Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.

SWI Photographers

SunTrust Bank, North Central Florida

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